The loss of manufacturing jobs from the United States to developing countries around the world has often been cited as a marker of America’s decline as a global power in the twenty-first century. According to […]
As Tech students shake off the fire and brimstone of Hell Week, two obstacles stand between them and freedom: Finals Week and Dead Week. Dead Week is governed by the Week Proceeding Final Exams (or […]
The administration deserves credit for thinking of new ways of addressing crime on and near campus. However, the newly purchased Rave Guardian system does little to address real safety problems on campus.
There’s a certain cliché—“Words cannot describe how I feel right now”—that people often use to describe moments of extreme happiness and unbridled joy. The same cliché can be used to describe the exact opposite: moments […]
Last semester I took three senior-level CS courses. In one, I learned about the math behind why computers and algorithms can work. In another, I learned about the fundamental value of information and how machines […]
Last week, Suzanne Clary wrote a Letter to the Editor entitled “Fans’ attitudes reflect badly on all of Tech,” regarding students’ treatment of her and her brother, a Clemson student, during the Clemson game. To […]
Reading Alex Kessler’s “Sidelined music as valid as mainstream” a couple issues back left a bad taste in my mouth. Others in Atlanta’s metal scene agree: it paints a picture of the metal genre that […]
It’s a phrase you hear often: The devil is in the details. Paying attention to small details—and in some cases, obsessively focusing on “what isn’t right”—can take help take a product from “nearly there” to […]
Despite mixed reactions from the press, the Occupy movement has spread from Wall Street to major cities all over the country—including Atlanta. For several days, protestors have occupied prominent parts of the city, with Woodruff Park playing home to most of them.
A section of strings play a baroque fugue over the booming voice of a choir. For seven minutes, the listener is taken through a highway of shifting minor keys, irregular time signatures and highly technical […]